By Ray McNally

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New Wings: Russia's Aerospace Forces to Get Second Wind

Russia15:32 25.06.2017Get short URLThe Aerospace Forces receive 150-160 new warplanes and helicopters annually as part of the State Armament Program until 2020, and dozens of S-400, Buk-M3, Tor-M2 and other advanced air-defense systems enter service each year. No imports With its current fleet of 3...

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Daesh Kicked Out of Bin Laden's Former Hideout in Cave Complex

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Tora Bora is a cave and tunnel complex in the Nangarhar Province of eastern Afghanistan. On June 14, the area changed hands from the Taliban to Daesh terrorists after a week-long terrorist assault. “The security forces were able to completely re-take the Tora Bora area and clear i...

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Russian Police Eliminate Two Militants in Dagestan

Russia14:56 25.06.2017(updated 14:57 25.06.2017) Get short URLMAKHACHKALA (Sputnik) – Law enforcement forces in Russia's southern republic of Dagestan have killed two militants, a local police source service told Sputnik on Sunday. “Police officers halted a car for a document check. The individuals...

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Brexit Secretary Assures EU States Want Good Free Trade Deal With UK

Europe14:39 25.06.2017Get short URLMOSCOW (Sputnik) — UK Prime Minister Theresa May previously ruled out remaining part of the EU single market, which stipulates the free movement of people, but expressed her desire to reach a trade agreement with Brussels and allow the freest trade of goods possibl...

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Top News From Around the World Through Camera Lens

The Andrei Stenin International Photo Contest is an annual contest for young photojournalists aged 18 to 33. It is Russia’s only platform for discovering new photojournalists and allowing them to make a name for themselves on the world photojournalism stage. In 2016, around 6000 entries by young pho...

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Seoul Mayor Set to Visit Russia to Improve Bilateral Ties

Politics14:09 25.06.2017(updated 14:10 25.06.2017) Get short URLTOKYO (Sputnik) – The news agency noted that during the stay in Russia’s capital, Park is set to hold meetings with Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich and Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin. "Mayor Park will visit Russia's Moscow...

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What's Behind 'Unprecedented' Number of Russia-NATO Aerial Intercepts

Russia13:51 25.06.2017(updated 15:40 25.06.2017) Get short URLEarlier, the official newspaper of the Russian Defense Ministry "Krasnaya Zvezda" reported that in the last week (June 12-18) Russian jet fighters conducted 14 intercepts of foreign reconnaissance planes near the Russian border. A total o...

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Russia Lacks Need to Mirror Western Sanctions - Deputy Prime Minister

BELGRADE (Sputnik) – On June 14, the US Senate approved a bill aimed at extending anti-Russia sanctions and on Thursday, EU leaders decided to prolong economic sanctions targeting Moscow, however the final document fixing the decision is yet to be adopted. “Why should we mirror their actions? We do...

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Russia Wants Arctic to Remain Conflict-Free - Deputy Prime Minister

World13:17 25.06.2017Get short URLBELGRADE (Sputnik) — The deputy prime minister added that Russia had no intentions to provoke a conflict in the region, but there were some issues such as Russia's right to the Arctic shelf, which Russia would further insist on. "For sure, we believe that the Arctic...

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Meet the First Ever Laika Dog Clone

Videoclub13:09 25.06.2017(updated 14:04 25.06.2017) Get short URLThe cloning was performed in Seoul as part of a joint project by Yakut and Korean scientists. The scientists hope to revive the Yakutian Laika breed, which is on the verge of extinction.